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Somerset Day 365 and Somerset Day inspire pride in our historic county and all it has to offer.

We encourage communities to celebrate Somerset all year round, leading up to the big annual Somerset Day celebrations which take place over the weekend nearest 11th May.

Somerset Day 365 – uniting those who live, work, play and learn here.

Historically known as ‘the land of the summer people’, many have flocked to our hidden treasure of a county to relish in the stunning countryside, historic cities, abundant produce, festival culture and rich heritage as well as our thriving business community.

Somerset Day CIC recognises all that is good within our county and encourages strong relationships amongst local communities and businesses. We reached over 14 million people in 2019 across our social media channels.

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Join us for Somerset Day 2020

Somerset Day boasts opportunities for everyone to get involved.

On 11th May and the surrounding weeks, Somerset springs to life with hundreds of events taking place across the county.

Somerset Day is run by the not-for-profit Somerset Day Community Interest Company, who champion this day to ensure our county isn’t just a well-kept secret, but known to be open for business and welcome to visitors all year round.

We’re always looking to work alongside interested and passionate individuals, communities or organisations who are eager to promote Somerset and support their local communities.

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Wells Cathedral

Official partners

Strategic partners

Our Patrons

We are fortunate to have amazing Patrons who are as passionate about our County as we are.

Mrs Anne Maw, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset; His Grace the Duke of Somerset DL; The Rt Revd Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton; Michael Eavis CBE, founder of Glastonbury Festival; Edward Bayntun-Coward DL

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